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04 Jul 15
India Gate, Delhi India

At the eastern end of Rajpath is India Gate, a memorial dedicated to the soldiers who died during world war first. The 42m (137-ft.) memorial. which features an eternal flame, is yet another work by Lutyens. It commemorates the 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War. The pillar along with whole monument representing the gate of India is built over the stone platform including Red Bharatpur stone along with the cornice elements also available.

This place is considered as a tomb for all soldiers who becomes martyr for pride of India which is known as Amar javan jyoti was added much later, after India got its independence.

Important Key points of India Gate:-

  • India Gate is situated at Heart of delhi

  • Designed by Edwin Lutyens in 1921.

  • Also known as all India war memorial

  • Built in 1931.

  • The green lawns that surround the memorial are a popular picnic spot among locals, especially on summer nights.

  • Traffic passing around India Gate used to be continuous until the roads were closed to the public due to terrorist threats.

  • The monument is now a major tourist spot in Delhi and a common picnic site for tourists and residents.

  • The lawns around Rajpath throng with people during the evening, when the India Gate is lit up. Ice cream and street food vendors come out during this time and it becomes a popular picnic venue for families.

  • Local buses and taxis are available from all major points within the city to reach the tourists to India Gate.

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